BBC – Undercover with the Clerics Iraqs Secret Sex Trade 720p HDTV

BBC – Undercover with the Clerics Iraqs Secret Sex Trade 720p HDTV
English | Size: 834 MB
Category: Documentary

Nawal Al-Maghafi exposes a secret world of sexual exploitation in Iraq. Some Shia clerics are using a controversial practice called ‘pleasure marriage’ to groom vulnerable girls and young women and pimp them out. [Read more…]

PBS – NOVA Why Bridges Collapse (2019) 1080p HDTV

PBS – NOVA: Why Bridges Collapse (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.96 GB
Category: Tutorial

NOVA: Why Bridges Collapse
Can new engineering techniques help prevent deadly bridge collapses?
In 2018, Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapsed, tragically killing 43 people. For 50 years, the iconic bridge had withstood the elements-and stress from ever-increasing traffic. What went wrong that fateful day? And how can new engineering technology protect bridge infrastructure to prevent such tragic failures in the future? Through eyewitness testimony, expert interviews, and dramatic archival footage, NOVA investigates the Morandi disaster and other deadly bridge collapses. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – A-Bombs Over Nevada 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – A-Bombs Over Nevada 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.65 GB
Category: Documentary

A- Bombs Over Nevada
The dropping of "Fat Man" and "Little Boy" on Japan marked the end of World War II and the dawn of the Atomic Age. The race against the Soviet Union to build a bigger, better bomb was on. The U.S. put their new nukes to the test on a desolate stretch of desert just 65 miles away from Las Vegas, and people traveled from all over the country to witness the detonations. This is the story of the nation’s grand atomic experiment and the bizarre atomic subculture that spawned beauty queens, new hairdos, and radioactive superheroes. [Read more…]

BBC – Storyville – Inside Lehman Brothers The Whistleblowers (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Storyville – Inside Lehman Brothers: The Whistleblowers (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 789 MB
Category: Documentary

In the autumn of 2007, Matthew Lee, a worried accounting executive at Lehman Brothers, began to notice serious financial irregularities in the company’s practices. When he refused to approve tens of billions of dollars’ worth of suspicious transactions, he was fired. [Read more…]

BBC – Storyville 2019 The PM the Playboy and the Wolf of Wall Street 720p HDTV

BBC – Storyville 2019 The PM the Playboy and the Wolf of Wall Street 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.48 GB
Category: Documentary

A Malaysian wealth fund is robbed of US$3.5 billion. It is the world’s biggest white-collar heist involving government corruption at the highest level, an abuse of power and international money laundering. [Read more…]

BBC – Hidden History The Lost Portraits of Bradford 1080p HDTV

BBC – Hidden History The Lost Portraits of Bradford 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.25 GB
Category: Tutorial

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Thirty years ago, thousands of portraits from a small studio in Bradford were saved from a skip. They form a unique collection of photographs that records the changing face of a British industrial city in the middle of the 20th century. Many of the people in the portraits were new arrivals from the Asian subcontinent, eastern Europe and the Caribbean, attracted by the offer of work in wool mills. The names of these people are a mystery – only their faces survive. [Read more…]